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Aalborg


Aalborg (sometimes spelled "Alborg") is a city in North Jutland, Denmark. As of 2013, the city had a population of 106,916.


Key Facts about Aalborg


Here are some facts about Aalborg:
  1. Aalborg is a city in North Jutland, Denmark.

  2. Aalborg is located about 40 miles (64 kilometers) to the Southwest of Frederikshavn, and about 73 miles (118 kilometers) North of Århus.

  3. As of 2013, Aalborg had a population of 106,916, making it the fourth most populous city in the country.

  4. Aalborg is sometimes known by the nickname "Paris of the North", although locals also use the nickname "Double A".

  5. Aalborg is principally known as an industrial and university town.

  6. Products produced in Aalborg include akvavit (a flavored alcoholic spirit drink popular in Scandinavia), cement, marine boilers, and wind turbines.

  7. The major university in Aalborg is Aalborg University (originally founded in 1974 as Aalborg University Center). As of 2013, Aalborg University had more than 21,000 students and approximately 3,500 staff.

  8. Aalborg has a history that dates back to the Middle Ages, when it was an important harbor. The earliest settlements in the area are believed to have been founded around 700 AD. Traces of Aalborg's historic past can be seen in:

    • Half-timbered mansions built by prosperous merchants.

    • St. Budolfi Church (today a cathedral), which was built in the late 14th century.

    • Aalborghus Castle (Danish: Aalborghus Slot) which was built by King Christian III between 1539 and about 1555.

  9. Aalborg is also known for the Aalborg Carnival. This is an annual event which takes place around the end of May each year, which is the largest carnival in Scandinavia. Events at the carnival include a parade, a "Battle of Carnival Bands", and a children's carnival.


Attractions and Places of Interest in Aalborg


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Weather in Aalborg


Aalborg, like the rest of Denmark, has an oceanic climate, moderated by the Gulf Stream which brings warm water across the Atlantic from the Gulf of Mexico.

There moderate precipitation throughout the year, with the heaviest rain occurring between July and September. From December to March, temperatures are often around freezing point, and there is a chance of snow as well as rain.

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Aalborg: A Decorative Book │ Perfect for Stacking on Coffee Tables & Bookshelves │ Customized Interior Design & Home Decor (Denmark Book Series)

By Decora Book Co.

Independently published
Released: October 27th, 2019
Paperback (350 pages)

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  • ISBN: 1703151038
  • EAN: 9781703151039
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  • Number of Pages: 350
  • Author: Decora Book Co.
  • Publication Date: October 27th, 2019
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Aalborg Vacation Journal: Blank Lined Aalborg Travel Journal/Notebook/Diary Gift Idea for People Who Love to Travel

By Ralph Prince

Independently published
Released: February 19th, 2019
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  • Manufacturer: Independently published
  • ISBN: 1797562169
  • EAN: 9781797562162
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  • Number of Pages: 100
  • Author: Ralph Prince
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I Don't Need Therapy I Just Need To Go To Aalborg: Aalborg Travel Notebook / Vacation Journal / Diary / LogBook / HandLettering Funny Gift Idea For ... Tourists - 6x9 inches 120 Blank Lined Pages

By Denmark Travel Guide Publisher

Independently published
Released: February 10th, 2020
Paperback (120 pages)

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  • EAN: 9798612015383
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  • Number of Pages: 120
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  • Publication Date: February 10th, 2020
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